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    Suburb Information for Greenway (ACT 2900)

History

Greenway was named in honour of Francis Howard Greenway (1777-1837). Francis Greenway was a Colonial architect and arrived in Sydney as a transportee in 1814. He worked as an architectural adviser on public works from 1814-1815 and was later appointed Civil Architect and Assistant Engineer in 1816. Greenway supervised the construction of a number of public buildings. Howard Greenway also adapted designs and methods to suit the Australian climate.

The suburb name "Greenway" was gazetted on 17 October 1986

Street Naming Theme

The theme for street names in Greenway is architects.

Facilities

Distance to City GPO:

0.6 km

Closest Major Shopping Centre

HYPERDOME - 0.2 km

Closest hospital

THE CANBERRA HOSPITAL - 8.4 km

Closest Educational Institutions:

Primary School

MONASH PRIMARY - 2.2 km

High School

NAMADGI SCHOOL - 2.7 km

College

LAKE TUGGERANONG COLLEGE - 0.4 km

University

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY - 15.9 km

(approximate straight line distances)

Profile

Houses: 11.9%
Townhouses: 53.9%
Flats & units: 34.2%
Other: 0.0%
Average age: 36 years
Population: 1,453